Surf Forecast
Issued by NWS Honolulu, HI

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SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
400 PM HST SUN JAN 25 2015

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400 PM HST SUN JAN 25 2015

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY FOR NORTH AND WEST FACING SHORES...

SURF ALONG NORTH FACING SHORES WILL BE 10 TO 15 FEET TONIGHT...
DECREASING TO 8 TO 12 FEET MONDAY.

SURF ALONG WEST FACING SHORES WILL BE 8 TO 12 FEET TONIGHT...
DECREASING TO 5 TO 8 FEET MONDAY.

SURF ALONG EAST FACING SHORES WILL BE 1 TO 3 FEET THROUGH MONDAY.

SURF ALONG SOUTH FACING SHORES WILL BE 2 TO 4 FEET TONIGHT...
DECREASING TO 1 TO 3 FEET MONDAY.

OUTLOOK THROUGH SATURDAY JANUARY 31:
THE LARGE NORTHWEST SWELL WILL CONTINUE TO GRADUALLY DECLINE OVER
THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS...WITH SURF HEIGHTS EXPECTED TO DROP BELOW
ADVISORY LEVELS BY EARLY MONDAY. ANOTHER NORTHWEST SWELL WILL ARRIVE
FROM TUESDAY NIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY AND PUSH SURF BACK TO NEAR OR
AT ADVISORY LEVELS...FOLLOWED BY A POTENTIALLY LARGER NORTHWEST
SWELL LATE FRIDAY INTO NEXT WEEKEND.

SURF HEIGHTS ARE FORECAST HEIGHTS OF THE FACE OR FRONT OF WAVES. THE
SURF FORECAST IS BASED ON THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT...THE AVERAGE
HEIGHT OF THE ONE THIRD LARGEST WAVES...IN THE ZONE OF MAXIMUM
REFRACTION. SOME WAVES MAY BE MORE THAN TWICE AS HIGH AS THE
SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT. EXPECT TO ENCOUNTER RIP CURRENTS IN OR NEAR
ANY SURF ZONE.

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